5 Ways to Help Your Dog’s Dry Skin

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In short haired dogs a little ‘dandruff’ or dry skin can quickly be very evident, however dry skin isn’t as easy to spot in longer coated dogs – if you part the coat you may see the odd flakes of skin flaking away. Dry skin can make your dog very itchy and this can get

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Herbie the baldy dog

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“After a few stressful knee operations, our poor boy lost a lot of hair. We were recommended to contact Dorwest, and with their help and advice and his raw diet, this is the transformation from September last year to this January. We can’t thank you enough!”     Just gone 3 years old, Herbie has

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Yeasty smelly skin? No more nasty niffs for Hamish

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Hamish, a 10 year old Westie, had an ongoing yeast infection which caused him to lose his fur and made his skin black, thick and smelly. Hamish came to his owner Pauline when she was a foster carer for Westie Rescue Scheme and after endless visits to the vets, trying and testing different products, there

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6 reasons why your dog may smell and how you can help

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‘Can you stop my dog smelling…. of dog?!’ It almost sounds like a joke, however this is quite a common problem our advisors get asked. Now we all expect our dogs to smell a little and of course that is entirely natural and it is certainly not realistic to completely stop your dog having any

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Pigmentation and Winter Nose

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Keeping good pigmentation throughout the year can be difficult and often issues such as a change in drinking water, lack of sunshine or a bitch following a season or whelping can be contributory factors. It is one of the more specific problems of particular concern in show dogs and affects some breeds more than others,

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Overcoming Sonny’s itchy skin

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Nicola is Sonny the Lurchers owner and here she explains their story of Sonny and his irritated skin Itchy Paws “Sonny is now a 4 year old lurcher,  but his itchy paws started when he was about a year old. His toes are kind of webbed with hair growing between and he just started to

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Hot under the collar? Your dog’s skin disorder

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Although the weather is taking it’s time to warm up this year, we are already getting an increase in Customers who contact us about their dogs having seasonal, non-specific skin disorders. Over the coming weeks we’re going to be sharing a series of blog articles that are designed to give you all the information you need to understand about

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So what actually is a ‘Skin Disorder’?

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Our first blog starts at the very beginning, what actually is a skin disorder?….. expertly written by Dr Claire Miller BVetMed CertAVP MRCVS. Your skin is often referred to as the largest organ of the human body and the same is true for our furry friends. With a myriad of functions, the skin is always

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Step 4: Herbal supplements for treating canine skin disorders

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What’s herbs got to do with it? Herbs have proved over many years to often be the more permanent answer to many of the non-specific skin conditions that dogs suffer from. This shouldn’t really be a surprise as even today the majority of conventional medicines are still derived from, or synthetic copies of, plants. So

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